The SA Goons think there's nothing worse than playing computer games that simulate tedious real-life activities. They'd rather spend time on more productive endeavors, such as creating fake computer games that simulate tedious real-life activities! Let's toss the virtual salad!
The Germans make some extraordinarily specific simulators, including titles about airport fire departments and street sweepers:
Many of them manage to be more boring than the real thing, such as Road Construction Simulator and Garbage Truck Simulator. Judging from the YouTube Let's Plays, the main market for these games seems to be people buying them ironically. But I'm sure we can come up with better ideas for the ironic market than they can! Here are a few of mine to get us started:
Have fun playing as a German legislator!
Have more fun (much more fun) cutting and laying tile!
And then EXTREME FLOOR SANDING!
Sometimes I dream that I'm sitting in the back of the defunct Weinermobile as it careens driverless down the highway. At first I thought this was symbolic of the powerlessness I feel in life, but then I realized it's actually the Weinermobile's dream of being able to drive again.
Three years ago, when we were burying my uncle, Cleaver and some gross lady dog (Solstice???) showed up at the cemetery and starting going at it really loudly. It ruined everything and we had to have a "re-do" the next day and it cost a fortune. I've hated him ever since for that.
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